Capital flow from a foreign country to the country of origin. This usually refers to returning returns on a foreign investment in the case of a corporation, or transferring foreign earnings home in the case of an individual.

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You should try to make sure you know all of the rules any time you are doing a repatriation of funds.

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The United States government uses repatriation in order to return a man back to his home and family in Guatemala.

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Our company knew that we had a lot of funds overseas from our foreign operations, but we were not prepared to bring those funds home through repatriation until the federal government lowered the tax rate.

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